Over Thirty Girls Take Part In IBM STEM Camp

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

Over 30 teenage girls from secondary schools across the island recently took part in the IBM’s three-day STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Camp, held at the 3Ws Oval, University of the West Indies. The camp was a partnership between IBM, Rotary Barbados, The UWI, Cave Hill Campus, and the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, through the National …

Science Teachers’ Workshop A Success

Melissa Rollock Ministry News

Science teachers at most of the island’s public secondary schools now have the tools to make the subject more exciting for students after attending a two-day Science Ingenuity Workshop earlier this month. The workshop, an initiative of the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology, and Innovation, through The National Council for Science and Technology (NCST), was held at the Erdiston Teachers’ …

Computer Coding At St. James Primary

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

A team from the Columbus School for Girls from Ohio, United States, is back in Barbados again, this time to introduce students of the St. James Primary School to the world of computer coding. The tour, which started on May 25, will run until Friday, June 2, at the school in Trents, St. James. During the period, the team will …

Support NCST Symposium & Competition

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

Barbadians are being urged to come out and support researchers of the University of the West Indies and secondary school students participating in this year’s Third Biennial Science and Technology (S&T) Symposium and Speak-Off Competition. The event, which is being hosted by the National Council for Science and Technology (NCST), will take place on March 22 and 23, at the …

NCST Relocated To Elsie Payne Complex

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

The public is advised that the office of the National Council on Science and Technology (NCST) has been relocated from Reef Road, St. Michael, to the Ministry of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation at the Elsie Payne Complex, Constitution Road, St. Michael. The new numbers for the NCST are: Director, Charles Cyrus – 535-0780; Senior Technical Officer, Arlene Weekes – …

Telephone Numbers Out Of Service At NCST

bgis Notice

The public is asked to note that the telephone numbers at the National Council for Science and Technology (NCST) are currently out of service. Persons are further advised that they may call the NCST at 430-2700. They may also email its office at mct.ncst@barbados.gov.bb, or its Acting Director, Charles Cyrus, at charles.cyrus@barbados.gov.bb. The NCST regrets the inconvenience caused. See also: …

Science Summer Camp Starts July 11

Joy-Ann Gill Ministry News

Registration is now open for the National Council for Science and Technology’s (NCST) annual Science and Technology (S&T) Summer Camp. The camp, which targets boys and girls ages 6 to 11, will be held from July 11 to August 19, at St. Stephen’s Primary School, Black Rock, St, Michael. It will run from Monday to Friday from 9.00 a.m. to 3.00 …